Farmers gather in Rotorua for DairyNZ forum

As thousands of schoolchildren held nationwide strikes to demand action on climate change, 200 dairy farmers gathered in Rotorua to hear the latest science... Read More

Texas Chicken launches home delivery in Rotorua

Texas Chicken has launched home delivery in Rotorua. Texas Chicken has partnered with Deliver Eats, a Rotorua food delivery company, to get its famous... Read More

No extensions for landlords who don’t comply

Landlords have just over one month to ensure their rental properties meet the 2016 insulation requirements or face exemplary damages of up to $4000,... Read More

War book given to Rotorua Mayor

A book commemorating Rotorua enlistment in World War l has been presented to Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick. The book, ‘Rotorua’s Roll of... Read More

Evolve Rotorua: ‘time for a new voice in town’

“Shaping Rotorua’s Future” is the tag-line of Evolve Rotorua, a new group created this week by a number of prominent and emerging local... Read More

Final showdown for Cross-country Nationals

Rotorua's Ethan Harris might be podium contenders, along with Taupo's Nathan Tesselaar at the 2019 New Zealand Cross-country Championships... Read More

Weed removed from Lake Okataina

The weed cordon that excluded boats from the Motuwhetero arm of Lake Ōkataina last week has been removed. Two weed cordons were originally erected... Read More

Rotorua building picks up two major awards

Rotorua has picked up two major architectural awards in the NZIA Waikato Bay of Plenty architectural awards. The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts... Read More

Stormy start likely for the first day of winter

The weather pattern takes a dramatic turn next week as high pressure clears away and large windy lows move in. The first day of winter on the meteorological... Read More

Standing on principal

Phil and Jordan have two things in common. They are father and son and they are principals of major schools in their respective areas. Both thrive... Read More

Rotorua summit tackling climate change

Today is the last day for the Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam – a three day event in Rotorua aimed at tackling issues of climate change this year. Run... Read More

PGF funds to boost BOP 3D mapping

The amount allocated for Bay of Plenty’s 3D mapping project has not been determined. The region’s councils are set to improve the capability. This... Read More

Even warmer than average days coming up for many

An enormous belt of high pressure continues to influence New Zealand's weather, says "By Friday and Saturday, this high... Read More

Man accused of murdering toddler denies charge

The trial of a man charged with the muder of a Bay of Plenty toddler is scheduled to take place in Rotorua next year. Adrian Clancy is charged with... Read More

The Māori Sidesteps to tread boards in Rotorua

Rotorua is in line for a visit by a diverting showband. The Māori Sidesteps, described as a “crooning showband goodness and satirical skit mayhem”,... Read More